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CWS launches Indonesia Appeal

Christian World Service calling for support to fund Indonesian churches' aid and relief work in the earthquake and tsunami devastated regions of Central Sulawesi.

Anglicans help counter xenophobia

Anglican experts have added their voices to a world conference addressing the issues of xenophobia, racism and populist nationalism in the context of global migration.

Aotearoa celebrates WCC's 70th

Delegates at the Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering held in Rotorua last week have considered their landscape - and are now formulating plans to take to the next WCC General Assembly.
• "We are many, we are one" - Rev Prince Devanandan's sermon

Pihopatanga to host global meeting

Te Pihopatanga o te Manawa o te Wheke and the Anglican Missions Board will host a WCC Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering and youth pre-meeting in Rotorua this July.

CWS condemns Gaza violence

CWS has issued a call to support Palestinians trapped in the Gaza strip as reports show up to 60 Gaza residents have been killed and thousands more injured under Israeli military fire.
• Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu heartbroken over Gaza attacks
• Will Gaza deaths waken the world to Palestinians' rights?

CWS issues 2018 refugee challenge

Christian World Service has launched Operation Refugee 2018, a five-day challenge to live on the rations that Syrian refugees receive in emergency food parcels. 

+PNG calls for aid to quake zones

Papua New Guinea's Archbishop Allan Migi has called for urgent prayer and financial support as people in the worst-hit zones struggle to cope in the aftermath of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake.
• NZ Anglican Missions PNG Appeal

Call to prayer for PNG

In the wake of the earthquake which hit Papua New Guinea yesterday, the Archbishops have called the church to prayer - while Anglican Missions assesses how it can best respond.

Feb 23: Prayer and fasting for peace

Cardinal John Dew and Archbishop Philip Richardson have urged Catholics and Anglicans to join them in a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.
• ABC joins Pope's call
• Donate to the CWS South Sudan Appeal


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018